Director of Support Services

UK-Med has grown significantly over recent years – can you help drive the next phase in our development?

Role: Director of Support Services

Salary: up to £65,000 annual gross

Hours: Full-time

Duration: Permanent

Location:  UK-Med Office, Manchester, UK

UK-Med’s health teams provide essential support to health systems around the world in times of crisis and humanitarian emergencies.  Our support services are vital in enabling this to happen.  We are seeking an exceptional individual to provide leadership across the organisational support services that underpin effective programme and operational delivery across all of our activities, including the UK Emergency Medical Team.

Our new Director of Support Services will be responsible for developing strategic frameworks to enable management of resources, both financial and human, and governance to ensure that the charity operates efficiently.  They will do this at a vital time for the charity, as we deliver new levels of programming, diversify our funding streams, develop our new strategic plan and prepare to bid for the next phase of the UK Emergency Medical Team.

Our ideal candidate will have extensive experience of directing operational service management, planning and delivery including finance, HR, and administrative systems across multiple programmes of work delivered from the UK and overseas.  You will have experience of global/humanitarian health funding and delivery mechanisms including grant management and reporting, and the commissioning and contracting of support services.  You will be an inspirational leader with the ability to build excellent relationships both externally and internally.  You will be a strategic thinker with excellent analytical skills and a track record in driving change at an organisational level.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through humanitarian work.

Further Information:

For full details of the role and how to apply read the candidate information pack below.

Candidate Information Pack – UK-Med Director of Support Services – July 2020

To arrange an informal discussion about the post, in the first instance please contact recruitment@uk-med.org

Applications must be submitted to recruitment@uk-med.org no later than Sunday 2 August 2020.